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Airliners flown into retirement

The Buzz News from the World of Aviation Heritage

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Short flying boats ‘down under’

I was pleased to see the photos of Short Sunderland G-BJHS at Tower Bridge in the January issue...

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Lancaster ‘Just Jane’ fuselage split for restoration

Personnel at the Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre in East Kirkby successfully split the fuselage of Avro Lancaster B.VII NX611 on December 4...

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The Big Show

Pierre Clostermann was one of the most high-profile...

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The greatest victory

The battle in the Southwest Pacific was arguably one of the most significant of World War Two. Prompted by a discovery in his parents’ attic, John E Happ examines the campaign, brought to life by his pilot father's words...

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Stinson to fly with Navy Wings charity

The Buzz News from the World of Aviation Heritage...

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A drive along the North Kent coast

Ken Ellis follows the Thames Estuary to discover this south eastern county’s pioneering heritage...

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The Kenley Revival Project is nearing completion.

The £1m investment has taken over four years...

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Supersonic Legend

Chuck Yeager, wartime fighter pilot and the first aviator to break the sound barrier, died in December 2020. Kathleen Hanser explores his fascinating career...

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Focus on rare Vildebeest survivor in New Zealand

The rebuild of Vickers Vildebeest...

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Scandinavian synchronicity

Two Swedish Air Force aerobatic teams, ACRO Hunters and ACRO Deltas, delighted airshow spectators across the country during the 1950s and 1960s, as Jan Forsgren recounts...

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The pilot twice awarded the DFC

Graham Pitchfork recounts the experiences of ground attack pilot John Younie

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Nimrod arrival leads changes at Manston

The Buzz News from the World of Aviation Heritage

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Remembering the Canberra ‘pub bombing’

At a recent social evening I was chatting with...

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New colours for Doncaster Varsity cockpit

Volunteers at the Doncaster-based South Yorkshire Aircraft Museum have recently completed the refurbishment of Vickers Varsity T.1 WJ903’s cockpit section...

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The Sea Shall Not Have Them

Andrew Thomas describes a frantic wartime rescue in the English Channel...

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FlyPast

Historic Aircraft Collection’s immaculate Hawker Fury K5674...

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Atomic Delta

Dassault’s Mirage IVA made its nuclear alert debut with the French Air Force 56 years ago. Former pilot Claude Michel tells the story to FlyPast contributor Frédéric Lert...

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A ‘Thank You Liberators 1945’ Medal of Remembrance

A ‘Thank You Liberators 1945’ Medal of Remembrance has been awarded to Frederick Jennings at the Ulster Aviation Society’s base on the former RAF Long Kesh airfield near Lisburn...

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American Zero project approaches completion

“News and narrative on the latest heritage aircraft rejuvenation”

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Aspiring aeronautical engineer tackles Buccaneer project

The cockpit section of former Royal Navy (RN) Blackburn Buccaneer S.2 XN979 has recently been taken on by the mother and son team of Carolyn and Marcus Cordran for restoration at the South Yorkshire Aircraft Museum (SYAM) in Doncaster...

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The failed Vickers Windsor

The Vickers Windsor was the company's last wartime effort to get back on equal terms with the likes of Avro and Handley Page. Ultimately, though, it failed… why?

EASA green-lights Boeing 737 MAX return

The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has today (January 27), given its seal of approval to the Boeing 737 MAX, ending a nearly two-year grounding period by allowing the jet to return to the skies in the region.

Historic Aviation Quiz

This week's Historic Aviation Quiz is here! What can you score out of 10?

GA-ASI demos new self-protection pod on MQ-9

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems has successfully completed the flight testing of a newly developed self-protection pod (SPP) on an MQ-9 remotely-piloted aircraft (RPA)

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